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The Tampico Tornado
October 2, 1940 - Thursday

YOUNG PEOPLE EXCHANGED VOWS
Two Well-Known Couples Were United In Marriage

The recent marriage of Miss Harriette Glassburn, youngest daughter of R. L. Glassburn, and Gordon Garland, both of Tampico which occurred at three o'clock Monday afternoon, Sept. 23, at Davenport, Iowa, has been announced. The young couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Klobes of Davenport.

The bride wore a dress of navy blue sheer fashioned coat style and wore pink accessories. Mrs. Klobes' dress was of black sheer with dark accessories. Both the bride and her attendant wore shoulder bouquets of pink and white rosebuds and babysbreath. Following the ceremony the bridal party had dinner in Davenport.

Mr. and Mrs. Garland have a furnished apartment in the home of Mrs. Mary Glassburn, the bride's grandmother. Mr. Garland is employed in Hurd's tavern. The young people are receiving the best wishes and congratulations of their friends.

The Tampico Tornado
October 2, 1940 - Thursday

MISCELLANEOUS SHOWER

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Garland were honored at a miscellaneous shower at the Legion Hall Tuesday evening. The time was spent playing bunco with Mrs. R. L. Teach receiving the high prize and Donald Glassburn the low.

The hall was decorated in pink and blue, the bride's chosen colors. Streamers of crepe paper extended from the lights to the ceiling and to the corner of one long table on which the gifts had been placed. The table was also decorated in pink and blue. A white wedding bell was suspended over the center of the room. A two-tier wedding cake beautifully decorated and topped with a minature bride and groom was placed on a small table with pink candles in pink holders on either side. This table was decorated in pink, blue and white. Garden flowers completed the decorations.

The young couple received a large number of beautiful gifts and each responded with words of appreciation. At a late hour a lunch of sandwiches, pickles, cake, ice cream and coffee was served.

Those present besides the honorees were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gallentine, Mr. and Mrs. Orland Gloden, Walnut; Misses Vida Glassburn and Anne Graber, Sterling; Ralph Glassburn, Mrs. Mary Glassburn, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Teach, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nuelle, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Glassburn and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hamblock Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Frank, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Olmstead, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. James Darby, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Hamblock, Mr. and Mrs. August Brandau, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Exner and DeLylle, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rasmusson, Mr. and Mrs. Barney Sollars, Mr. and Mrs. Williard Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Forward, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Eschelman, Misses Doris Anderson, Betty Pope, Thelma Forward, Neva Rosene and Mesdames Richard Meeks Jr., Anna Murray, Lena Glassburn and H. J. Kolb of Tampico.

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The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
September 27, 1940 - Friday, pg 9, col. 1
 
Announce Marriage of Harriette Glassburn And Gordon Garland
 
Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Harriette Glassburn, youngest daughter of R. L. Glassburn of Tampico, to Gordon Garland of Tampico, which occurred Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock in Davenport, Ia.  The young couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Klobes of Davenport, Iowa.
 
The bride wore a dress of navy blue sheer fashioned coat style and wore pink accessories.  Mrs. Klobes wore a black sheer dress with dark accessories.  Both young ladies wore shoulder corsages of pink and white rosebuds and babysbreath.  Following the ceremony the bridal party had dinner in Davenport.
 
The newlyweds will be at home in a furnished apartment in the home of the bride's grandmother, Mrs. J. P. Glassburn.  bridegroom is employed in Hurd's tavern in Tampico.  Both Mr. and Mrs. Garland have many friends who join in extending them congratulations and best wishes.

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